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works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
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- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
Posted on June 10, 2013 | 2 CommentsThe simplest answer is calculate your return on investment. Education is an investment in yourself It’s “good” debt right? So treat it as such. Note: I don’t believe any debt is good debt any longer, including buying a home, car or even higher education. Student...
Posted on March 25, 2013 | 1 CommentEven though we all hate interviewing because you have to be ‘on’ and are under a lot of pressure to perform, it is a necessary evil. Hopefully, you will never have to interview more than a few times in your life, but you will NEED...
Posted on March 11, 2013 | No CommentsThese are 15 lessons that popped into my head on a whim the other day: Earn like a princess but live like a pauper (love this quote from a reader!!!) Money isn’t everything — just because you have it, it doesn’t make you a better...
Posted on March 1, 2013 | 1 CommentMy uncle sent me an email that contained a PDF about the benefits of retiring early. Before I reveal to you its secrets (*laugh*) I want to point out the obvious: Not everyone can retire early. Not everyone wants to retire early. Retirement means different...
Posted on January 23, 2013 | No CommentsApparently, if you are willing (able?) to leave your job, it is the best position to be in to ask for more money. This paper studies the ex-ante effect of worker separations on wage negotiations using matched worker–firm data from The Netherlands. We find that...
Posted on January 21, 2013 | 1 CommentSomeone once made an astute observation that even though I was a freelancer working for myself, I was still a ‘slave to my client’. This, is very true, but not entirely accurate. NOTE: This is just from my perspective as a freelancer. This does NOT...
Posted on January 18, 2013 | 1 CommentShort answer? Yes. For women who become entrepreneurs, they have the genes that push them to do it, and they are not influenced by others around them to become entrepreneurs. Women are also taking into account what other people would think of them if they...
Posted on January 2, 2013 | 5 CommentsThe answer? When its other benefits are worth it to you. It’s an idiot story coming up. If you hate reading about me railing on other people, I suggest you skip this post. THE IDIOT STORY TIME So The Idiot whom I’ve written about a...